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Online food industry makes breakthrough in Sweden

Online food industry makes breakthrough in Sweden

Ecommerce in Sweden is growing rapidly and this year every fourth household has shopped online for groceries. Online sales of foods and drinks has made a breakthrough in Sweden, statistics from GFK have revealed. Until September of this year, the purchase of food online was worth 5.4 billion kronor, or 550 million euros. This corresponds with 4.2 percent of total sales of foods.

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Ecommerce in Sweden increases by 18% during Q2

Ecommerce in Sweden increases by 18% during Q2

The ecommerce industry in Sweden has shown significant growth during the second quarter this year. The online retail sector saw its sales increase by 18 percent during these three months, compared to the same period last year. Expectations are the ecommerce industry in Sweden will be worth 58 billion Swedish kronor, or 6.08 billion euros.

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Cards are most popular online payment method in Sweden

Cards are most popular online payment method in Sweden

Payment cards are the most popular payment method among Swedish ecommerce customers. A new study points out that more than half of Swedish consumers (54) percent prefer to use their card when they are ready to pay online. Another popular payment method in Sweden is invoice, which is used by 28 percent.

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Huge growth in online food industry expected in Sweden

Huge growth in online food industry expected in Sweden

One in five consumers in Sweden already brought groceries online last year, but the online food industry in this European country is expected to grow even more significant in 2016. According to a report by the Swedish Trade Federation, it's expected to grow by 1.6 billion kronor, 169 million euros, during this year.

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The most visited online stores in Sweden

The most visited online stores in Sweden

One in three online shoppers in Sweden also shop at foreign stores. But which international ecommerce websites are the most popular among Swedish consumers? Global couponing platform CupoNation analyzed the data for six months and shares the most visited online stores, both local and foreign, in Sweden.

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‘Physical stores are the weak link in Swedish omnichannel’

‘Physical stores are the weak link in Swedish omnichannel’

Consumers in Sweden don't think highly of traditional stores, it seems. A third of shoppers expect to be disappointed by the in-store experience and one in four think the store is outdated when compared to online shopping. The in-store journey should be more connected with customers' online shopping habits if Swedish retailers want to improve their conversions, a study suggests.

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DHL extends parcel network across the Nordics and Baltics

DHL extends parcel network across the Nordics and Baltics

DHL has joined forces with the Finnish postal operator Posti and Bring, a subsidiary of Norwegian postal operator Posten Norge. Together they offer a B2C infrastructure for parcel deliveries across Scandinavia, Finland and the Baltic states. With 6,500 parcel shops and parcel stations across seven countries it will be the largest parcel network in northern Europe.

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Nordic consumers spent €17.39 billion online in 2015

Nordic consumers spent €17.39 billion online in 2015

Consumers in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark have purchased goods online worth a total of 17.39 billion euros in 2015. That's an increase of around 15 percent compared to the year before. Four out of ten Nordic residents bought goods online from foreign websites, spending a total of about 4.3 billion euros across the border.

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CDON stops selling books as Adlibris joins marketplace

CDON stops selling books as Adlibris joins marketplace

Adlibris, the leading online bookstore in the Nordics, is partnering with CDON to sell books via the CDON Marketplace. As a result of this partnership, CDON will phase out its own assortment of books. Its current sales volume of books is in the range 21-27 million euros on an annual basis.

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